“Jimmy’s mom lets him have full-width background images. You’re THE WORST.” Sometimes Drupal feels like an overbearing mother who won’t let us out of the house wearing ripped jeans and that fake nose ring. Just like every well-meaning parent, Drupal does a good job of managing our content, but when it comes to doing what the cool kids are doing it can sometimes be a struggle. Such is the case when we want to use full-width background images. In this article, I show you how to create them in Drupal— and empower users to manage them— so you can join the nose-ringed rebels.
2015 never existed — no one can prove it. It was a construct we used to help us mark time and get to brunch on the right day. All that matters is the blazing pinpoint of light that is Now. But if we play along and say 2015 did happen, it would follow that we learned from our experiences in it. So now that we’re into this thing called “2016,” can we carry forward anything of use? I queried the Kalamuna hive to find out, so I offer to you their wisdom from a “previous” dimension:
At BadCamp this year, one of my favorite panels was called Conquering Imposter Syndrome in the Open Source Community. It was extremely validating to hear the panelists' thoughts, and it got me thinking more generally about the unique ways in which working with technology forces all of us to continually confront our lack of knowledge. As technologies change and the open-source community evolves, we are all constantly learning new concepts and skills. How you deal with the Unknown says a lot about you and your probable success as a web developer. In this post I outline ways I see people dealing with their own un-knowing and how those styles impact their success.
Hello, Friend With Refined Taste. Help us decide what our next T-shirt should look like. We want to spruce up for the upcoming Bay Area Drupal Camp in Berkeley, CA, so we held a T-shirt design contest for Kalamunists. Everyone presented their concepts today -- we've got a week to refine them and decide which one to produce. Tweet us @kalamuna and let us know what you think of our ideas.
A long time ago in a galaxy not too far away, I supported myself through college (and then some) by waiting tables. It was a lot of fun and good cardio, but not the kind of thing that I thought would look good on a resume when my aim was to leave the hospitality business. But nothing could be further from the truth. I learned important life lessons, including how to manage my time, work under pressure, and feel more empathy for people. Waiting tables prepared me for my professional career far better than all of the internships I had over my collegiate career.
In my first year at Kalamuna, I’ve noticed that people here have a Thing about self-teaching. This may be a common trait among developers, or it might be something that brought the agency together. Noticing the tendency, I thought to ask everyone here to point out the most valuable summits, projects, and technologies from the past year -- the things that helped them most, and that, hopefully, will help you, too. The bits below are the cream of the crop. 1. The Aspiration Non Profit Development Summit (@aspirationtech)
Managing projects is hard work! There are many tools out there at your disposal to get the job done, but how do you bring all the relevant things together in a cohesive yet not cluttered manner? In this post, we'll talk about our team's favorite facilitation tool: Slack. SCATTERED, COLD & ALONE
For immediate release April 1, 2014 kalamuna.com Kalamuna unveils bold, unparalleled new design After years of internal re-branding exercises, Kalamuna has finally come to a consensus of how best to visually express itself to potential clients and employees. “We wanted something really modern and sophisticated, yet wanted to shy away from the bland, stale presentation of everyone else out there. That’s why we went this direction,” said co-founder Mike Pirog.